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Iranian opposition leaders

Rights group blames Supreme Leader for house arrests

The International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran accuses Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei of being directly responsible for the house arrest of Iran’s opposition leaders and calls for him to immediately release them. » read more

Senior cleric calls for release of opposition leaders

Ayatollah Ali Mohammad Dastgheib, a senior Iranian cleric and a chief critic of the Islamic Republic’s recent domestic policies, has called on the establishment to end the house arrest of Mehdi Karroubi and MirHosein Mousavi, the two opposition leaders who have been detained since last February. » read more

Opposition group calls on Iranians to join rally

The Coordination Council for the Green Path of Hope has issued a rally call to the citizens of Tehran and other Iranian cities to take to the streets on February 14.

The Kaleme opposition website wrote that on the anniversary of last year's February 14th street protests, the Coordination Council for the Green Path of Hope is calling on all supporters of the Green Movement to take part in public but silent demonstrations. » read more

Hashemi Rafsanjani under growing pressure

Islamic Republic officials have approved the publication of a book entitled “The 5+1 Group”, which describes moderate cleric Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, the head of Iran’s Expediency Council, as the “main supporter” of the mass protests that followed the 2009 presidential elections. » read more

Concern mounts over safety of detained opposition leader

Fatemeh Karroubi, the wife of detained opposition leader Mehdi Karroubi, has expressed concern over the safety of the building where her husband is being held captive. » read more

Opposition leader moved to new location

Opposition leader Mehdi Karroubi has been moved to a more appropriate location for his house arrest, says his son, after authorities finally bowed to pressure from his family. » read more

Iranian opposition leader describes his situation as "kidnapping"

Iranian opposition leader MirHosein Mousavi says Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s non-fiction book, News of a Kidnapping, is an accurate description of his own situation under house arrest. » read more

Fatemeh Karroubi denounces opposition leader's arrest conditions

Fatemeh Karroubi is slamming the incarceration of her husband, opposition leader Mehdi Karroubi, in a letter to the Islamic Republic judiciary. » read more

Water fights are political and house arrests, beneficial

At a press conference on Monday September 5, Iran’s Prosecutor was faced with the most controversial judicial news of the day. Gholamhossein Mohseni Ejei was pressed by the media for his stance on the organizers of public water fights as well as his views on the house arrest of the leaders of the Green Movement. » read more

Karroubi says reformists have no place in next elections

Detained Iranian opposition leader Mehdi Karroubi says there is no place for reformists in the coming parliamentary elections. » read more